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The frescoes in the Vatican Palace commissioned by Popes Julius II and Leo X

Carlo Pestrini (b. 1780)

Allegorical figure of Charity [from the Sala di Costantino] c.1800-1860

Engraving with etching | 54.3 x 38.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852975

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A print reproducing the allegorical figure of Charity, painted next to Pope Urban I on the right of the fresco of The battle of Constantine at the Milvian Bridge, executed by Raphael's workshop in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican between 1520 and 1524. The setting has been modified. Lettered with title, production details and dedication to Luigi Canonica. Stamped with a blind stamp (of the Calcografia di Roma? See Lugt 426e).
  • Creator(s)

    Carlo Pestrini (b. 1780) (printmaker)

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Michele Kech (19C) (designer)

    Luigi Canonica (1762-1844) (dedicatee)

    Carlo Pestrini (b. 1780) (dedicator)

  • 54.3 x 38.5 cm (sheet of paper)

    49.5 x 34.9 cm (platemark)


  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Philosophy
        • Allegory
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Sala di Costantino [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.238 C.IV.5

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael Invenit 1985 : G. Bernini Pezzini et al., Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1985 p.116, no.VIII.6 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)